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American Heart Program 

LifeForce USA is a BLS Community Training Center of the American Heart Association, New Jersey Region. The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for this course do not represent income to the Association.

 


BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers and Professional Rescuers

(For New and Renewal) (Ages 16+)

This course will provide training for adult, child, and infant CPR. Learn one and two rescuers CPR, rescue breathing, and skills for conscious and unconscious choking victims. Participants will also learn how to use barrier devices and AED.

All participants will receive an American Heart Association card valid for 2 years. 

Cost: $100

NCHSC-CS002-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 7

1 SA

9:00am-1:30pm

Lifeforce USA, Inc.


Cost: $100

NCHSC-CS002-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Apr 20

1 M

6:00-10:30pm

Lifeforce USA, Inc.

Heartsaver Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) / Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

(Ages 16+)

The Heartsaver CPR/AED course consists of the following skills: CPR for adult, child, and infant victims; first aid for conscious and unconscious choking victims; use of AED; and the use of barrier devices. This course is intended for lay-rescuers, workplace programs, fitness professionals, teachers and coaches, and babysitters, etc. This course fulfills the CPR/AED requirement of Personal Training Certification.

All participants will receive an American Heart Association card valid for 2 years.

Cost: $95

NCHSC-CS003-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 10

1 M

6:30-9:30pm

Lifeforce USA, Inc.

Cost: $95

NCHSC-CS003-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 31

1 Tu

6:30-9:30pm

Lifeforce USA, Inc.

eco - emergency communication officer
911 Basic Dispatcher (9-1-1 Officer National certification course)

This NECI 9-1-1 Officer basic dispatcher national certification course will provide students with basic skills in public safety communications. You must successfully pass a written exam and practical exam in order to receive certification. This course is approved by the State of New Jersey Office of Telecommunications Services. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. NECI 9-1-1 Officer National Certification Student Manual required and available in college bookstore.

Cost: $350

NCEMT-CS011-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 5

Feb 19

7 W, F, SU

6:30-10:30pm (W, F)

8:30am-4:30pm (SU)

Anthony Gulotta

Class meets at Dempster Fire Training Center, 350 Lawrence Station Rd., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648


EMERGENCY MEDICAL DISPATCHER

Required: Must obtain a Health Care Provider Level CPR card prior to the start of the class and must maintain same throughout the course and certification process.

Prerequisite: 911 Basic Dispatcher Certification or enrollment in NECI 9-1-1 Basic Dispatcher course (see course description on this page)

This course is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Emergency Medical Dispatch National Standard Curriculum. You will gain knowledge and skills to be an Emergency Medical Dispatcher. You must successfully pass a written exam and practical exam in order to receive certification. This course is approved by the State of New Jersey Office of Telecommunications Services. Attendance at all sessions is MANDATORY.

Cost: $300

NCEMT-CS012-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 26

Mar 8

6 W, F, SU

6:30-10:30pm (W, F)

8:30am -4:30pm (SU)

Anthony Gulotta


Class meets at Dempster Fire Training Center, 350 Lawrence Station Rd., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) HYBRID

Prerequisite: All students must obtain a Health Care Provider Level CPR card prior to the start of the class. Students will need to obtain a Stethoscope, B/P cuff and penlight for use both in lab and for independent practice.

During the 225+ hour Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course, you will learn about human anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, patient assessment techniques, management of common medical complaints, management of the trauma patient, administration of limited medications, and concerns for special patient populations. Course material will be presented through lectures, simulation labs, and clinical rotations where students will interact with patients. Successful course completion requires obtaining the minimal level of competency as outlined in the National EMS Educational Standards. After successfully completing this course, students will be eligible to sit for either the NJ EMT Certification Exam or the National Registry EMT Certification Exam to obtain certification.

There is a 4-hour weekly lab session on Monday nights in addition to four Saturday lab exams. In addition to the weekly lab sessions, students should anticipate spending a minimum of 10 hours a week completing the online learning component and reading assignments.

Attendance at all sessions and keeping up with the online content is mandatory. Textbook is required and is available in the college bookstore.

Cost: $1425

NCEMT-CS012-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 27

May 11

20 M, SA

6:30pm - 10:30pm (M)

8:30am - 4:30pm (SA)

Anthony Gulotta


Saturday Class Dates: Feb 22; Mar 20; Apr 4; May 8

Students must also complete 10 hours per week of online work.

Class meets at Dempster Fire Training Center, 350 Lawrence Station Rd., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

 


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